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Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco, California on May 8, 1930. He received a B.A. in anthropology at Reed College in 1951. Between working as a logger, a trail-crew member, and a seaman on a Pacific tanker, he was associated with Beat poets such as Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso and studied in a Zen monastery in Japan. He wrote numerous books of poetry and prose including Danger on Peaks, Mountains and Rivers Without End, No Nature: New and Selected Poems, The Practice of the Wild, Regarding Wave, and Myths and Texts. He received an American Book Award for Axe Handles and the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Turtle Island. He has also received an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, the Bollingen Prize, the Bess Hokin Prize, the Levinson Prize from Poetry, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and the Shelley Memorial Award. In 2012, he received the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement by the Academy of American Poets. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Turtle Island (Author) 702 copies, 2 reviews
The Practice of the Wild 550 copies, 4 reviews
Mountains and Rivers Without End 372 copies, 4 reviews
Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems 314 copies, 3 reviews
The Back Country 286 copies, 3 reviews
Danger on Peaks 183 copies, 2 reviews
Axe Handles: Poems 170 copies, 2 reviews
Myths and Texts 140 copies, 1 review
Regarding Wave 139 copies, 4 reviews
Back on the Fire: Essays (Author) 110 copies, 3 reviews
The Old Ways 90 copies, 1 review
The High Sierra of California 75 copies, 2 reviews
This Present Moment: New Poems 56 copies, 1 review
Cold Mountain Poems (Translator) 23 copies, 1 review
Songs for Gaia (Author) 12 copies
Manzanita 5 copies
Caterpillar 19: Spring 1972 (Contributor) 4 copies
Riprap 4 copies
ZERO Vol. 5 2 copies
Nanao Knows 2 copies
River Styx 4. (Contributor) 1 copy
Go Round 1 copy
Sharkmeat 1 copy
For All 1 copy
The Portable Beat Reader (Viking Portable Library) (Contributor) 1,382 copies, 9 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 863 copies, 7 reviews
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor) 680 copies, 3 reviews
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Contributor) 553 copies, 3 reviews
Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor, some editions) 358 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 356 copies, 3 reviews
The Portable Sixties Reader (Contributor) 302 copies, 3 reviews
The New American Poetry 1945-1960 (Contributor) 288 copies, 2 reviews
For a Future to Be Possible (Contributor) 228 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2005 (Contributor) 168 copies
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Contributor) 142 copies, 1 review
Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias (Contributor) 139 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2018 (Contributor) 63 copies, 1 review
The divine woman : dragon ladies and rain maidens in T'ang literature (Foreword, some editions) 47 copies, 1 review
The Wounded Planet (Contributor) 44 copies
New American Review 8 (Contributor) 12 copies
New American Review #15 (Contributor) 7 copies
Unexpected Manna (Introduction) 6 copies
Caterpillar 3/4 (Contributor) 6 copies
A Zen Life (Interviewee) 6 copies, 1 review
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Wild Dog #17 (Contributor) 1 copy
Turtle, Bear and Wolf (Preface) 1 copy
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